Posted: Jul 2, 2010 5:36 AM by Chris Welty
Updated: Jul 2, 2010 5:37 AM
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - An October special election date has
been set to fill a Caddo Parish-based seat in the Louisiana House.
Rep. Wayne Waddell, a Republican, is resigning Aug. 1 to take a
new job as director of the Louisiana State Exhibit Museum in
House Speaker Jim Tucker said Thursday that the election for his
seat is scheduled with this fall's elections.
The primary will be Oct. 2, with a runoff if needed scheduled
for Nov. 2. The sign-up period for the election will be held from
Aug. 4 to Aug. 6.
Also on the ballot is a special election to fill a vacant New
Orleans-based Senate seat.